Teff is an annual grass used for grazing and hay. The first cuttings can be done 65-75 days after establishment.

Tef should not grow too high as the height can influence its standing ability, cut teff prior to first flowering.

Yields of 3-4t/ha are possible.

Cultivars Sowing density kg/ha Rainfall mm/year Areas Planting times Soil type
SA Brown 10-15 500+ Mid November to Mid January Widely adapted to most soil types. Sandy soils to heavy loam.